Idiom: Just as the twig is bent, the tree’s inclined
What does 'Just as the twig is bent, the tree’s inclined' mean?
Things, especially education, that affect and influence us in our childhood shape the kind of adult we turn out to be. (There are various versions of this, like 'As the twig is bent, the tree's inclined' and 'As the twig is bent, so the tree inclines', 'As the twig is bent so is the tree inclined')
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